Bartender's Guide by Trader Vic
Garden City: Garden City Books, Second Printing. Cloth Hardcover.
Tan Cloth with red titles and front decoration. Top edge stained red. The bindings are tight and square though over opened at page 316-17. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear with hand-soiling. Reprint edition.
A Very Good Hardcover. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Item #16533
Professional barkeeps and home mixologists alike have found Trader Vic's Bartender's Guide an invaluable aid. Here are all the classics …. Martinis, Manhattans, Gimlets, Daiquiris …. Plus 143 exotic Trader Vic specials including entire chapters on punches, hot drinks, wine cups and other specialties.
The book is filled with the Trader's amusing anecdotes and sensible advice about selecting, preparing and enjoying drinks. In short, the book is practical, entertaining, completely up-to-date -- and likely to remain a fixture on American bars for the next twenty-five years. [GR]